Faculty Development & Learning Assessment

Learning & Teaching Topics

Designing Effective Quizzes and Exams

A CELT page on this topic is under development. For now, please use the links below to access relevant resources. Please check back later this summer and in the fall for updated pages and more resources.

Topic References

Cashin, W.E. (1987). Improving Essay Tests. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from The Idea Center Web site: http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_17.pdf

Clegg, V.L. (1986). Improving Multiple-Choice Tests. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from The Idea Center Web site: http://www.theideacenter.org/sites/default/files/Idea_Paper_16.pdf

Cosgrove, J. & McDoniel, L.J. (2009). Assessment is More Than Keeping Score: Moving From Inquiry, Through Interpretation, To Action. Learning Abstracts 12(2). Retrieved July 6, 2009, from League for Innovation in the Community College Web site: http://www.league.org/blog/post.cfm/assessment-is-more-than-keeping-score-moving-from-inquiry-through-interpretation-to-action

Davis, B.G. (1999). Quizzes, Tests, and Exams. In Tools for Teaching. Retrieved July 6, 2009, from Honolulu Community College Faculty Development Web site: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/quizzes.htm

Hambleton, R. & Rodgers, J.H. (1995). Item Bias Review. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation.4(6). Retrieved July 5, 2009, from http://pareonline.net/getvn.asp?v=4&n=6

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